Mentoring as a Communication Coach in a Public School Setting People using speech generating devices face many challenges, one of which is the lack of role models. They seldom have the opportunity to meet and interact with other proficient SGD users. This article addresses key considerations for initiating an AAC mentoring position as a Communication Coach in a public school ... Article
Article  |   September 01, 2012
Mentoring as a Communication Coach in a Public School Setting
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Catherine George
    Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
  • Faye Warren
    Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
  • Disclosure: Catherine George is employed by Orange County Public Schools
    Disclosure: Catherine George is employed by Orange County Public Schools×
  • Disclosure: Faye Warren is employed by Orange County Public Schools
    Disclosure: Faye Warren is employed by Orange County Public Schools×
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Augmentative & Alternative Communication / School-Based Settings / Professional Issues & Training / Articles
Article   |   September 01, 2012
Mentoring as a Communication Coach in a Public School Setting
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, September 2012, Vol. 21, 115-121. doi:10.1044/aac21.3.115
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, September 2012, Vol. 21, 115-121. doi:10.1044/aac21.3.115
Abstract

People using speech generating devices face many challenges, one of which is the lack of role models. They seldom have the opportunity to meet and interact with other proficient SGD users. This article addresses key considerations for initiating an AAC mentoring position as a Communication Coach in a public school setting. Outcomes and considerations to facilitate the likelihood of success are discussed from both administrative and mentor perspectives.

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